Volunteers Carla Felts and Kaia Renouf, 24, staff the registration table at a temporary shelter set up in Timberline Church in Fort Collins. “What we’re doing is learning as we go,” Felts said.
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Anticipating hundreds, volunteers milled about at an evacuation center set up at Timberline Church in Fort Collins Sunday morning. With heavy rains grounding helicopters in Larimer County, few flood victims were able to make their way to the shelter.
A woman walks past Boulder Creek, whose swollen waters have receded a bit after intense rain that fell for days has abated, in Boulder, Colo., Sunday.
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The floods that have repeatedly inundated large parts of central and northeastern Colorado since Wednesday likely killed more than the four people who have been confirmed dead, officials say. The search for victims has taken second priority to rescue and relief operations, as agencies rush to help people who remain at risk. President Obama has declared a major disaster in the area.
During a senior leader flight hosted by Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper and carrying members of Congress, a Colorado Army National Guard crew lands to evacuate a citizen stranded by severe highway destruction, Sept. 14.
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As flooding moves east across Colorado and rains are once again in the forecast, the recovery efforts continue.
Residents get a look at receding waters in Boulder, Sept. 13.
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For a second day flood waters, goaded by heavy rains, impacted large swaths of the Front Range. When skies finally broke, many were stranded, hundreds were in need of rescue and four lives were lost statewide.